Sayings of the wise“The truth is, of course, that the curtness of the Ten Commandments is an evidence, not of the gloom and narrowness of a religion, but, on the contrary, of its liberality and humanity. It is shorter to state the things forbidden than the things permitted: precisely because most things are permitted, and only a few things are forbidden.”
by G. K. Chesterton ILN 1-3-20
A voice had begun to sing.— C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew, Chapter 8, “The Fight at the Lamp-Post”
‘Gawd!’ said the Cabby. ‘Ain’t it lovely?’
`Glory be!’ said the Cabby. `I’d ha’ been a better man all my life if I’d known there were things like this’.
`’Old your noise, everyone,’ said the Cabby, `I want to listen to the moosic.’